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Cincinnati, OH 45202-4018

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Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Kentucky
  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Southern District of Ohio

Thomas P. Glass


Tom Glass focuses his practice on complex litigation, business, commercial, insurance and construction law. He represents clients in federal and state courts nationwide on a wide range of complex litigation, business, construction, design and insurance issues. Tom also represents clients on issues involving securities laws violations, professional negligence, design | build issues, insurance coverage disputes, construction defects, and officer and director fiduciary duties.

In addition to representing clients in federal and state courts, Tom also counsels and advises clients on a broad-range of legal issues and has a diverse clientele that includes individuals, non-profits, design professionals and automobile dealerships. He routinely advises clients on insurance coverage issues and negotiates and drafts contracts for his professional design services clients, which include standard AIA, EJCDC and non-standard form contracts.


  • University of Dayton School of Law (J.D.)
  • Wright State University (B.A.)

Significant Representations

  • Successful defense of major pharmaceutical company in a putative class-action case alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Practices Act (“TCPA”). Belden Village Pain and Wellness Center, Inc. v. Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Case No. 2006 CV 00059, Stark County Court of Common Pleas
  • Representation of class of consumers in national class-action involving the wireless industry Cowit v. Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless, Case No. A-05-05869, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas
  • Successful defense of publicly traded company in shareholder derivative litigation alleging violations of federal securities law. Robert W. Black v. Cincinnati Financial Corporation, Case No. 1:11-cv-210, United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • Representation of class of consumers regarding dispute over nature and extent of coverage provided by life insurance policies resulting in the reinstatement of benefits for class members valued at over $2,000,000. Combs v. Crown Life Insurance Company, Case No. 1:07-CV-00151, Untied States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • Representation of special litigation trust in claims brought against the company’s former officers and directors. IT Litigation Trust v. D’Aniello, Case No. 02-10118, United States District Court, District of Delaware
  • Representation of investors in shareholder derivative action against the company’s officers and directors. Austern Trust v. Peter H. Forster, Case No. A-02-07067, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas

Construction | Design Professional Representations:

  • Representation of design professionals in litigation involving Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest indoor amusement park located in Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Representation of design professionals in the negotiation and drafting of standard form AIA, EJCDC and non-standard form contracts
  • Representation of clients with regard to insurance coverage issues arising from construction defect and professional negligence claims in the design industry

Articles, Publications & Lectures

  • False Marking Litigation: The Floodgates Have Opened, Impact , September 2010
  • Continued Employment Supports Enforcement of a Covenant-not-to-Compete, Impact, Summer 2004
  • Employer Intentional Tort Liability: Are You Covered? Impact, Summer 2003
  • Ohio Expands Premises Liability of Landowners, Impact,  Fall 2001
  • Outside Directors Beware: Are You Meeting Your Duties of Loyalty and Care? Impact, Spring 2000
  • 2011 Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar – Chapter 11: Director and Officer Litigation in Bankruptcy

Community Involvement

  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Rotary International
  • Rotary Club of West Chester | Liberty, member
  • Random Acts of Simple Kindness Affecting Local Seniors (RASKALS)
  • The Zoot Theatre Company, board member

Honors & Recognition

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  • American Jurisprudence Award for Civil Trial Practice, 1993
  • Member of the University of Dayton Law Review, 1992-1993


Practice Areas

  • Construction Law Litigation, Drafting | Negotiating
  • General Business | Corporate
  • Insurance Law
  • Complex Litigation, Business | Construction